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.ncicap.org--- bret: next on "special report" new poll numbers indicate that the president is losing the healthcare battle and his popularity is suffering as a result. we will look at those numbers and again check him on some of his facts. trying to get to the facts about white house e-mails testye between the press secretary and our own major garrett. we'll update the marino fencive -- the marine offensive in afghanistan and we have news about former presidential candidate john edwards, all that and sarah palin responds to the president directly, and "special report" starts right now. welcome to washington. i'm bret baier. president obama is lying low today, taking a day off from his increasingly pitched battle to get healthcare reform on the books, but as the white house searches for a message that will stop the negative moment momentum, new poll numbers numbers indicate tt fewer americans than ever are buying what the president is selling. couldcorrespondent shannon bream takes a look. >> he was adored by crowds on the campaign trail, but the reality of trying to push through a major overhaul of
by the national captioning institute ---www.ncicap.org--- bret: next on "special report," the obama administration asks for your help in fighting off misinformation about the healthcare plan. we'll look at how reform legislation could be derailed by the most divisive political issue, abortion. we'll examine the events that led up to today's tearful reunion of journalists released from captivity and hugo chavez beats the drums of war over u.s. troop movement in south america. all that plus the all-star panel, right here, right now. bret: welcome to washington. i'm bret baier. breaking news within the last few minutes. a federal jury has found former louisiana democratic congressman william jefferson guilty of bribery. this case is best known, you may remember, with the $90,000 federal agents found in his freezer. national correspondent catherine herridge joins us live with details. >> according to reports we are receiving from the federal courthouse in alex an dree ya, the former congressman has been found guilty of 11 of the charges against him, including bribery, in one of the most notorious tria
possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute ---www.ncicap.org--- bret: next on "special report" it was the centerpiece of his campaign but now president obama has to clarify suggestions from his own people that he might break his pom miss not to raise taxes on the middle class. the president is trying to raise more money for one government program that has been a big hit. an update on cash for clunkers. consumers venting over healthcare reform, and politicians are taking notice, and a secret meeting in europe to map out strategy for and increasingly bloody conflict in afghanistan. all that, plus the fox all-stars, right here, right now. welcome for washington. i'm bret baier. the white house was on spin cycle today, trying to walk back weekend comments that led some to believe that the president was waffling on his pledge not to raise taxes on the middle class. senior white house correspondent major garrett on a promise that, even for the strongest president, can turn out to be political kryptonnite. i can make a firm pledge under my plan, no family mak
right here, right now. >> welcome to washington. i'm bret baier. even though they are the minority party, republicans figure prominently in president obama's healthcare reform message today. the president signaled a growing impatience with the g.o.p. amid continued talk that frustrated democrats may try to ram through legislation however they can. here is senior white house correspondent major garrett. >> in his first appearance on a radio talk show broadcast from the white house and in a town hall later with grassroots supporters, president obama accused republicans of plotting their return to power through the graveyard of healthcare reform. >> early on, a decision was made by the republican leadership that said, look, let's not give them a victory. maybe we can have a replay of 1993, '94 when clinton came in. he failed on healthcare and then we won in the midterm elections and got the majority. later when talking to organizing for america loyalists, mr. obama said three senate loyalists may help negotiate a healthcare deal but he won't wait much longer for results. >> we don't know ye
.ncicap.org--- bret: next on "special report, " bill clinton is expected to leave north korea with the two journalists who have been sentenced to ten years. now the cash for clunkers program, does the president want to take away your employer-provided health insurance? we report. you decide, and the push to do something about a dangerous trend that could be more deadly than drunken driving. all that, plus the fox all-stars, right here, right now. >> welcome to washington. i'm bret baier. former president bill clinton's surprise trip to north korea has resulted in the pardon of two journalists convicted of crimes against the communist nation. laura ling and union that ling had -- and euna lee had been sentenced to ten years of hard labor. instead, they are expected to get a ride home with bill clinton in comfort. >> u.s. officials said the plan to have former president bill clinton secure the release of the two american journalists was negotiated before he landed, and at the airport, he was greeted by north korea's top leaders, including its lead nuclear negotiator, but the white house insisted this wa
overhaul. it has never been used for health care reform. bret bair joins us now. we call it the nuclear option because, in essence, this is a civil war in the senate. clear battle lines have been drawn. the democrats on one side. the democrats on the other. that is the way it is. >> it is important to point out that republicans have used this numerous times before. for a massive package like health care reform that is more than 1/6 of the nation's economy, there are lots of people, both democrats and republicans who say they should not be used in this piece of legislation. we are still a number of steps away from that, if senate majority leader harry reid decides he wants to use reconciliation. you would have to get over a number of hurdles. it is not clear that the health- care bill can make it over those hurdles that have been set up in the legislative process. the top hurdle is the piece of legislation has to be paid for for five years and has to be a deficit neutral after that. as we have seen, that is not the case with what is on the table right now. trace: what about the political
that happened with columbia back in 20 2003 when it was bret down by foam that knocked a hole in the left wing. they want to make sure nothing like this happens on a mission going up. if they should, they have the safe haven you know of the space station to await coming back. again, they want to make sure they have this under control if they can. they have asked to look at what it means if they take another hard look at it because of a remote robotic ship coming up by the japanese to the space station and a crew change by the russians, it will be october before they can launch "discovery." >> let me ask you about something else, they are talking about $15 million to send commercial passengers to space. how real is this? >> it can't be real right now. usa know, you've been here, covered the stuff. $50 million doesn't buy a tank of gas. there's a lot of study going onna lot of flights taking place by commercial enterprise. they should be, and they will get there, but they are not there now. what we have going right now was designed the areas one and areas five and orrian spacecraft, this is wher
>> our guestse martin anderson, or bret baier, and on kessler, and we will be taking your phone calls and tweetts. >> sonia sotomayor attended a white house reception this week with president obama. we will show and as part of c- span's america and the courts. saturday, 7:00 eastern. >> the contributing editor to "news whip" profiling people who have overcome significant obstacles in their life. >> this fall, enter the home of america's court from grand public places to place is only accessible to the justices. the supreme court, coming the first sunday in october. host: we continue with our look at some of the nation's leading mayors. joining us from new york city is the mayor of newark, new jersey. thank you for being with us. guest: thanks for having me on. host: a centerpiece for your campaign was public safety. how are we doing? guest: we have made a lot of progress. we are down 40% in shootings. down 1/3 in murders. the largest decrease in the nation in both indices over the last three years, but any new yorker would tell you that we have a lot of work to do. we will continue to
that and bret baier's investigation, all -- >> dave: and the father said she loves his daughter whether she's a christian or a muslim and welcomes her home and she would be of sa if he comes home. >> clayton: and on twitter right now, a lot of people are writing and saying they have reached out to charlie crist the governor of florida and gotten immediate responses, within 12 hours and the office of the governor down there in florida has been highly communicative and a lot of people are saying it shows what the governor -- he's a stand-up guy. >> caller: he's a great guy and he's a -- a great governor, and, my mom says he'll be a great senator from the sunshine state and charlie will not let it happen, i'll tell you now. >> clayton: we have to ask you this question, we are going to talk about this coming up here in the -- in a moment, are you on twitter? are you on facebook, using social networking. >> caller: i hate to say i'm not. i do have a blog that i write to occasionally, but... i haven't -- i haven't figured out all the abbreviations yet. >> alisyn: i'm not surprised and here's why,
this season in the nfl, and brett favre says he's retired and vick want a home, who does play sooner. >> bret has options. i'm not sure michael has options right now. i think there are a lot more terms interested in michael than they are letting on. >> dave: i want to talk about last super bowl, very entertaining, steelers-cardinals and who do you think goes back and who will we be watching in super bowl 44. >> in the nfc, a little more wide open, i look at the giant as a team that is reload and eli has the new deal, $97 million! >> dave: must be nice. >> million dollars, is must be really nice and i made 38 grand my reich year. >> dave: and now your son makes a little more than that, he was the second pick of the rams'. >> he picked up dinner this summer a couple of times actually, which was a refreshing change. >> dave: he was on our show talking about the pressure of being your son, and how do you weigh your role in terms of you want to pass on lessons you have learned, but you don't want to be overimposing. >> i always try to be back in the shadows. when it comes to his time. because it i
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